ASCO: Cancer, Obesity, and Diabetes | GenomeWeb

Studies have suggested that obesity at diagnosis is linked to poor prognosis in certain cancers, though the link has not been well defined. In his opening speech at ASCO this year, the National Cancer Institute's Harold Varmus spoke of the link between obesity and cancer as one of the questions he would like researchers to tackle.

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